Engine Jeep EVE

The 4.7-liter petrol V8 Jeep EVE engine was produced by the company from 2008 to 2013 and was installed on charged versions of such models as Grand Cherokee, Commander, Aspen. This motor was distinguished by an electronic throttle and new cylinder heads with two candles per cylinder.

The PowerTech series also includes internal combustion engines: EKG, EVA and EVC.

The engine was installed on:

  • Chrysler Aspen 1 (HG) in 2008 – 2009;
  • Dodge Dakota 3 (ND) in 2008 – 2011;
  • Dodge Durango 2 (HB) in 2008 – 2009;
  • Dodge Ram 4 (DS) in 2008 – 2013;
  • Jeep Commander 1 (XK) in 2008 – 2009;
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee 3 (WK) in 2008 – 2009.


Production years 2008-2013
Displacement, cc 4701
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 300 – 310
Torque output, Nm 445 – 455
Cylinder block cast iron V8
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 93
Piston stroke, mm 86.5
Compression ratio 9.8
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.7
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Jeep Grand Cherokee 2009)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~250 000

Disadvantages of the EVE engine

  • This is a rare motor, so there may be problems with service and spare parts in some regions;
  • In addition, the engine is too forced and is considered the most unreliable in the series;
  • With active driving with sharp starts, timing chains can stretch up to 100,000 km;
  • From cheap grease, oil channels are clogged here, hydraulic lifters stick;
  • On a specialized forum, they often complain about failures of the electronic throttle assembly.

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